Ibrahim Matola dies after drinking Kachasu on an empty stomach

A 25-year old man, Ibrahim Matola, has died after excessively drinking Kachasu beer on an empty stomach in Lilongwe.

According to Lilongwe Police Station Deputy Public Relations Officer Sub Inspector Foster Benjamin, Matola died on Saturday August 6 2022 at Namitete Trading Centre.

Benjamin said that Matola went out on a drinking binge at a certain drinking joint within the trading centre.

Later, during the night, he was found unconscious close to the drinking joint.

Some well-wishers took him to St. Gabriel's Hospital for treatment.

He died while being treated on and postmortem examination carried out by a medical officer from Chileka Health Centre showed that death was due to hypoglycemia (low sugar).

Ibrahim Matola hailed from Bwemba Village Traditional Authority Kalolo in Lilongwe District